Shivamogga, also known as Shimoga, is a large city and the district headquarters of Shimoga in the central part of the state of Karnataka, India. The city lies on the banks of the Tunga River.
National Students'Union of India (NSUI) workers on Friday polished shoes and sold fruits at a bus stand in Shivamogga as a mark of protest against unemployment and crisis in the automobile sector.
The Chamber of Commerce of Shivamogga on Saturday indicated that it will seek relief from the government in view of the impending slowdown in production at the foundries here which cater majorly to the automobile sector.
At least nine people were killed and several others injured due to heavy rains and floods in 12 northwest and coastal districts of Karnataka, an official said on Thursday.
The return of B.S. Yediyurappa for the fourth time as Karnatakas Chief Minister is a case of now or never again as his age is against him for the top post in troubled times.
Citizens and various environmental groups in Shivamogga district on Thursday staged a protest against the Karnataka government's proposed plan to take water from Sharavathi River to Bengaluru.
With Tunga dam which provides water to Shivamogga city reaching a dead-storage level, the city may likely face acute water shortage in the near future, officials said.